Lessons from Theranos… Trust and Fear

I have just finished reading Bad Blood by John Carreyrou, the detailed story of Theranos and its eccentric founder Elizabeth Holmes.  The story itself is as captivating as it is bewildering.  A remarkable and incredibly well researched account, it has a lot of lessons that should be clear to startups and

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Blockchain adventures

In mid 2017, we were presented with a problem and a solution.  How could we differentiate our start-up’s product and solve some of the problems we were faced with in the patent process?  The answer was exciting and interesting and came after substantial analysis: BLOCKCHAIN… Its easy to say things

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New adventures!

Its been another while since my last post, but I’d like to elaborate a little bit on what was motivating that post and what happened immediately after that post… In early 2017, my time at the National Restaurant Association came to end when I was asked to move to Chicago,

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My take on management

I have had the question posed to me… what is your management style? I have been thinking about it a lot. I have been thinking about how the last 3 years has shaped how I do things now through managing programmers, non-programmers and consultants. My philosophy of management is four

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My absence

I know that I don’t exactly have a bunch of followers in this world, and I’m okay with that. At the end of the day, I am validated by my ability to solve problems and support my team effectively and quickly rather than how many people read this statement. Basically,

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Creation Debate thoughts

I never really intended this blog for remarkably personal thoughts, but I need a forum that is larger than Facebook or Twitters to discuss my thoughts. To start, here’s some honest background points of reference: I am an unabashed and unashamed believer in Christ, God and the divine inspiration of

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5 Incredible Years

Well, I’ve officially been a consultant with my awesome company for over 5 years now, and with that comes the 5 year anniversary mark of my marriage to one of the most wonderful women in the world. I am blessed beyond belief to have such an amazing and wonderful partner

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